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WATCH: 81-Meter Project 400 Flips at Royal Huisman

Since shipyards construct metal hulls upside down, they need to flip right side up when ready for machinery and superstructure installations. The trick is, flipping is an hours-long affair. The bigger the yacht, the longer it takes, too. So, you shouldn’t be too surprised in seeing daytime turn to night in the video below. It’s Continue reading

Black Pearl Departs on Delivery, With Cool Light Show: VIDEO

By now yacht watchers worldwide have gotten more than a few glimpses of Black Pearl as she neared completion by Oceanco. The 350-footer (106.7-meter) is the world’s largest sailing superyacht. More significant from a technical standpoint, she’s the world’s largest DynaRig-equipped sailing yacht. Regardless of your knowledge of rigging and related equipment, though, you Continue reading

The 6 Biggest Megayacht Deliveries of 2017

The end of the year is often a time of reflection. With six days ‘til the start of 2018, we decided to take a look back at the biggest megayacht deliveries of 2017. If you’re an avid yacht watcher, you’ll remember at least a few of these quite well. What you may be surprised by, Continue reading